Honfleur, inspirer of Impressionism

Honfleur : a jewel of the Normandie coast

Le bassin d'Honfleur dans le Calvados

One of the main jewels of the Normandy coast. 
Always a pleasure to stroll through the Vieux Bassin and admire so picturesque houses covered with slate. 
Honfleur was repeatedly represented by renowned artists, including Gustave Courbet, Eugène Boudin and Claude Monet who formed the School of Honfleur and contributed to the development of Impressionism. 

Butin and Vasouy beaches around Honfleur

Plage de Butin, près d'Honfleur dans le Calvados

Sea side: Located at the entrance to Honfleur from the road to the coast, the beach of the Loot: showers, cabins, equipment rental, playground for the youngest, is found free parking on the left at Butin the lighthouse. 
The wildest Vasouy beach, swimming is not supervised ... To go to the beach from the center of Honfleur head towards Villerville by the D513. After 3 km you reach the village of Vasouy.

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